Chip Hale even continued to leave the door open for Archie Bradley as a starter, even though the club set its rotation earlier this week.
Arizona Republic "The Diamondbacks are viewed as an old-school organization, so perhaps it should come as no surprise they're considering a time-tested method of using the bullpen as a way to break in their young starting-pitching prospects. Right-hander Archie Bradley and lefty Robbie Ray are among the..." April 01
Arizona Republic "Archie Bradley has faced a bit of a paradox this spring training. The top pitching prospect for the Arizona Diamondbacks was under serious consideration for a rotation spot before last season despite some shaky outings. This spring he's posted better results and has said he feels more confident..." March 21
CBSSports.com "Top prospect and right-hander Archie Bradley has been placed on the minor league 7-day DL with a mild flexor strain in his elbow, the Diamondbacks announced. He will rest for two weeks before starting a throwing program. Bradley, 21, was ranked as the second best pitching prospect and ninth..." April 29
Gibby announced that Archie Bradley was reassigned to minor league camp. "He's close. He's someone who can help us this year." #DbacksST
CBSSports.com "When Diamondbacks' 21-year-old wunderkind pitcher Archie Bradley got into the slightest bit of trouble in grade school, middle school or even high school back in his home state of Oklahoma, a stern sort of principal named Pam Bradley – yes, his mom – would give him detention or even..." March 14
Fox Sports Arizona "Once a week, Archie Bradley makes the 40-mile drive from Broken Arrow, Okla., to Muskogee to visit his paternal grandmother. They may eat a meal or simply spend time together and talk, although the subject will not be football. She never approved of that sport, something she does have to fret..." February 14
Arizona Republic "Having fallen short in their pursuit of Masahiro Tanaka, the Diamondbacks don’t sound all that enamored of the remaining free-agent starting pitchers. When it comes to right-handers Ubaldo Jimenez and Ervin Santana, for example, the Diamondbacks are wary of their inconsistent track records and..." January 29
MLB.com "The D-backs may have lost out in the Masahiro Tanaka sweepstakes, but they could have another ace waiting in the wings. The D-backs, according to MLB.com, have the top pitching prospect in baseball in right-hander Archie Bradley. The annual ranking of baseball's biggest and brightest young..." January 24
Archie Bradley will come to spring training with chance to make #DBacks rotation, Kevin Towers said. KT says Bradley can throw 170 IP+.